I’ve forgotten what my umbrella looks like while living here in Phoenix, but I know not everybody is so fortunate, and it’s really frustrating when they break. BurdaStyle has a tutorial up for repairing the break illustrated above.
Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).